Ezra-Job

 

Ezra

Introduction to Ezra

(Ezra 1:1) Why were the Jews exiled?

(Ezra 2) Why are these lists different from the lists in Neh. 7?

(Ezra 3:3) Why are the Jews “afraid” if Cyrus has given them the land?

(Ezra 3:12-13) Why are the older men weeping, while the younger are joyful?

(Ezra 4:2) Why does Zerubbabel turn down this offer from the non-Jewish men in Israel?

(Ezra 7:12-26) Why would a Pagan king desire to give so much to Ezra and the Hebrews?

(Ezra 7:27) Why does this letter switch to the first person?

(Ezra 10:3) Doesn’t it seem cruel that these Pagan wives and children would be ‘put away’ by these men?

Nehemiah

Introduction to Nehemiah

(Neh. 7) Why are these lists different from the lists in Ezra 2?

Esther

Introduction to Esther

(Esther 2:8-9) Does the Bible condone Esther “pleasing” Xerxes in the harem?

(Esther 8:9-11) Does the Bible command genocide?

Job

Introduction to Job

(Job 1:1) Was Job righteous?

(Job 1:6) Who are the sons of God?

(Job 3:8) Does the Bible support the belief in the Leviathan? (cf. 42:1)

(Job 5:7) Why does Paul quote this, when God rebukes Eliphaz’s words (Job 42:7)

(Job 7:9) Does this passage deny the resurrection?

(Job 7:12) Sea monsters?

(Job 19:25-26) Does this passage refer to the concept of resurrection?

(Job 42:1) Does the Bible support the belief in the Leviathan? (cf. 3:8)